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The Principal's Corner

We are so glad to have you here at Rochester Elementary!

As Principal of the Rochester Area Elementary School, I welcome you and your family to our school, where great things are happening!  Inside of our school walls and halls you will find professionals who are eager to individualize instruction to meet the holistic and academic needs of all students.  You will find staff members who care about your children and work hard to create a culture of R.A.M.S. Pride - Respect, Accountability, Make a Difference, and Success! We are excited to partner with parents and the community as we strive to help our students reach their full potential. 

There are many exciting programs that we offer here at Rochester Elementary:

  • Rochester School District PK-12 iPad initiative
  • Title I Reading Support K-3
  • Redbird Mathematics Academic Program
  • Redbird Language Arts and Writing Academic Program
  • Lalio Phonics and Comprehension Program
  • Rocket Math Fluency Program
  • Scholastic Reading Counts
  • GrapeSEED Oral Language Acquisition and Critical Listening Program
  • Character Strong Character Education and SEL Curriculum
  • After School RAMS Tutoring Program
  • Summer Reading and Math Support Tutoring Program
  • School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS)
  • Full Day Kindergarten
  • Elementary Maker Space
  • Sensory Room
  • Power Up Program with Adagio Health
  • Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
  • Parent Family Engagement Programs
  • Parent Advisory Committee and PTA

We look forward to serving your children at Rochester Elementary!


Ms. Rachael Cipolla


Ms. Rachael Cipolla